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Cold Weather and Diabetes

The weather channel has posted a winter storm warning, and you really don’t need a weather forecaster to tell you that it’s cold outside! Under those conditions, everyone needs to take precautions; but if you have diabetes, it’s important that you know what precautions to take, and then that you, indeed, take them. We surfed […]

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Diabetes Clinic: Time for Annual Doctor’s Appointments Who and Why

As the year winds down, it’s time to start to think about scheduling your routine medical check-ups for the new year. Since our endocrinologists are usually our primary doctor, they can help by providing you a list of who to see and when your last appointment report was received. Your primary doctor will also keep […]

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12 Perfect Gifts for People with Diabetes

In an age when Santa often shops from a catalogue or on the Internet, what to give a person with diabetes is not always easy. If you’re looking for your wife — diamonds are always nice; if the gift is for your special man, try a season ticket for his favorite professional sports team. But, […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Oral Agents

Type 2 Diabetes Oral Agents. If you have diabetes, it is important that you be aware of the many oral medications that are available to help keep you blood glucose level as close to normal as possible. Most type 2 diabetics have high blood glucose levels for one of three reasons: A pancreas that doesn’t […]

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Can A Woman With Diabetes Wear Four To Five-Inch High Heels?

Can a woman who has diabetes wear four to five-inch high heels? You probably already know the simple answer to this question, but you are invited to a holiday party where you’re sure everyone will be wearing this year’s fashion — metal heeled stilettos. Or worse, your daughter who has diabetes is invited to a […]

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Exercise And Diabetes: Get Involved-Get Healthy

October is the month of bright leaves, brisk mornings, and walks sponsored by both the American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. In most areas, the walks are on two consecutive weekends, each having a different theme, but each give us the change to spend a part of our weekend showing others how important a […]